Looking for a Sweet Potato and Yam festival in January 2018? There is no other listing as complete and current as this list, just updated! Sweet Potato and Yam festivals are held through the United States, Canada, Britain, and Australia and much of the world. All the Sweet Potato and Yam festivals we can find are listed on this page! If you love apples, look for a festival near you below! And I'm looking for more Sweet Potato and Yam festivals! Please write me, if you know of any to add! I update the dates as soon as the festivals publish their information, but you can always click on the links (usually the name of the festival) to see the current information on the festival's own website.
Always click on the links (the blue, underlined name of the each festival) to confirm this year's dates on the website for each festival. If they don't have a website, call the phone number provided, but ALWAYS CONFIRM THIS YEAR'S DATES AND TIMES BY EITHER VIEWING THEIR WEBSITE OR CALLING.
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Livingston Annual Sweet Potato Festival - late September,
several days long
Max Foster Sports Complex, 2600 Walnut Avenue Livingston, CA. The City of Livingston brings to you an event for families to celebrate the Sweet Potato Harvest. This year's event will be held on September 22,23,24 at the Max Foster Sports Complex, 2600 Walnut Avenue Livingston. There will be a carnival, live bands, entertainment, Pro Wrestling, Lucha Libre, A Corn Hole Tournament, Kid Zone, Recipe Contests, Sweet Potato Education Exhibit, Real Camels, Farmers Market, Culinary Exhibit and numerous activities geared towards sweet potatoes. Every food vendor will have a sweet potato specialty item.Their website seems to be under construction, you may find more current information on the City of Livingston website.. This family oriented and unique festival not only represents the beloved sweet potato but hosts most of it's activities in honor of it. Here is a list of Activities you will find at this years Festival Huge Carnival, KIDZONE, Sweet Potato Education Exhibit, Recipe contest, Corn Hole Tournament, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Real Camel, Face Painting, Sweet Potato Ice Cream, Sweet Potato Cupcakes, Pro Wrestling, Lucha Libre, top tier entertainment and huge variety of food vendors and a Farmers Market! Each food vendor is required by the festival to offer an item on their menu featuring sweet potatoes. Admission to the festival is FREE. the concerts are $5 in advance and $10 at the stage gate. Exhibits, KIDZONE and demonstrations are all free. Parking is $5.
2017 Hours and dates:
Friday September 22 6pm to 11pm
Saturday September 23 3pm to 11pm
Sunday Swptember 24 3pm to 10pm
Lower Richland Sweet Potato Fest -
This Festival was designed to bring family, friends and the community together. It started as a small community event, but now has grown over the years to reach out to all the counties and states to enjoy what the Lower Richland Festival has to offer. The Festival is also designed to cater to all ages. There will be prizes for the Sweet Potato Contest and the Crafts. Entertainment includes a parade starting at 11am, praise dancers, mime, step team, drum line, health fair, live band, arts & craft games, music, carnival rides for the children with face painting and more. Our emcee will be the great Curtis Wilson again this year along with talented performers and musicians to be announced soon. We look forward to a great time with friends and family so bring your lawn chairs. This is a FREE event.